Agricultural Education


COURSE OUTLINE

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
LEVEL OF STUDIES 7
COURSE CODE ECO0001 SEMESTER 7th, 9th  
COURSE TITLE Agricultural Education
TEACHING ACTIVITIES
If the ECTS Credits are distributed in distinct parts of the course e.g. lectures, labs etc. If the ECTS Credits are awarded to the whole course, then please indicate the teaching hours per week and the corresponding ECTS Credits.
TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK ECTS CREDITS
Lectures and Practice Exercises 4 5
 
 
Please, add lines if necessary. Teaching methods and organization of the course are described in section 4.
COURSE TYPE

Background, General Knowledge, Scientific Area, Skill Development

Scientific area, skill development
PREREQUISITES:

 

TEACHING & EXAMINATION LANGUAGE: Greek
COURSE OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS:
COURSE URL: https://eclass.duth.gr/courses/OPE01226/
  1. LEARNING OUTCOMES
Learning Outcomes
Please describe the learning outcomes of the course: Knowledge, skills and abilities acquired after the successful completion of the course.
The aim of the course if to provide students with knowledge of the significance and importance of agricultural education. In particular, upon the completion of the course:

1. Students should be able to understand the usefulness of agricultural education in sustainability and rural development.

2. Students should be able to design and implement an educational program in rural areas.

3. Students should be able to evaluate the effectiveness of an educational program in rural areas and suggest ways to further improve it.

 

General Skills
Name the desirable general skills upon successful completion of the module
Search, analysis and synthesis of data and information,

ICT Use

Adaptation to new situations

Decision making

Autonomous work

Teamwork

Working in an international environment

Working in an interdisciplinary environment

Production of new research ideas

Project design and management

Equity and Inclusion

Respect for the natural environment

Sustainability

Demonstration of social, professional and moral responsibility and sensitivity to gender issues

Critical thinking

Promoting free, creative and inductive reasoning

Decision making

Autonomous work

Teamwork

Working in an interdisciplinary environment

Production of new research ideas

Project design and management

Critical thinking

Promoting free, creative and inductive reasoning

 

  1. COURSE CONTENT
  • Introduction to the concepts of education, vocational education and training.
  • The importance of adult education and lifelong learning.
  • The role of agricultural education in the development of rural areas.
  • The specificity of the agricultural profession and farmers’ educational needs.
  • Forms and actors of agricultural education.
  • The historical retrospective of agricultural education evolution in national and international level.
  • Agricultural education systems in the EU.
  • Concept of didactic goal and teaching activity.
  • Design of educational programs in rural areas.
  • Combining general education, technical education and agricultural education.
  • Forms of teaching methods and ways of evaluating agricultural education programs.
  • Presentation of case studies in agricultural development.
  • Presentation of students’ assignments.
  1. LEARNING & TEACHING METHODSEVALUATION
TEACHING METHOD
Face to face, Distance learning, etc.
In classroom (face to face)
USE OF INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (ICT)
Use of ICT in Teaching, in Laboratory Education, in Communication with students
e-class platform, e-media use, power point presentations
TEACHING ORGANIZATION

The ways and methods of teaching are described in detail.

Lectures, Seminars, Laboratory Exercise, Field Exercise, Bibliographic research & analysis, Tutoring, Internship (Placement), Clinical Exercise, Art Workshop, Interactive learning, Study visits, Study / creation, project, creation, project. Etc.

 

The supervised and unsupervised workload per activity is indicated here, so that total workload per semester complies to ECTS standards.

Activity Workload/semester
Lectures 52
Individual projects in the classroom 33
Individual study 40
Course total 125
Student Evaluation

Description of the evaluation process

 

Assessment Language, Assessment Methods, Formative or Concluding, Multiple Choice Test, Short Answer Questions, Essay Development Questions, Problem Solving, Written Assignment, Essay / Report, Oral Exam, Presentation in audience, Laboratory Report, Clinical examination of a patient, Artistic interpretation, Other/Others

 

Please indicate all relevant information about the course assessment and how students are informed 

Written exams at the end of the semester

Individual project/assignment

Students having ascertained dyslexia problems are examined with oral methods

Students have access to their essay at any time

 

 

  1. SUGGESTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Papadaki-Klavdianou, A. Agricultural Education, Editions Grafima, 2009, pages 234.

 

ANNEX OF THE COURSE OUTLINE

 Alternative ways of examining a course in emergency situations

Teacher (full name): Elena Raptou & Christos Karelakis
Contact details: elenra@agro.duth.gr, chkarel@agro.duth.gr
Supervisors: (1) No
Evaluation methods: (2) Written assignment and oral examination with distance learning methods
Implementation Instructions: (3) Students will have to submit their assignment/project through e-class. The day of the examination students will have to join Microsoft Teams or Skype for Business meeting and they will have to answer to questions regarding their assignment and agricultural education topics of interest.

The examinations will be carried out according to the examination program that will be announced by the secretariat of the Department

The examination of the course will be oral carried out using Microsoft Teams or Skype for Business. The oral examination of the course will be carried out in groups of 4 people (20 minutes per group) according to the order in which the Number of Student Record of the participants appear in the attached list (examination program).

The link of meeting will be sent to students via e-class, exclusively to the institutional accounts of those who have registered for the course and have learned the terms of distance teaching

Students will have to log in to the examination room through their institutional account, otherwise they will not be able to participate. They will also participate in the examination with a camera which they will have opened during the examination. Before the start of the exam, students will show their identity card to the camera, so that they can be identified

Each student should answer in 4 questions. Each of the questions is scored with 2.5 credits